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Program Requirements

The MPA curriculum provides a strong foundation in both the theory and practice of public administration. Students complete 45 credit hours to earn the MPA degree, including:

MPA courses are designed to be taken in the following sequence:

Integrative Seminar (3 hours)


Foundation Courses (12 hours)


Advanced Required Courses (9 Hours)


Internship (6 hours)


Integrative Seminar (3 hours)


Elective Courses (12 hours)


Specialization and joint degree elective courses